Features

The Features section includes articles on topics, events, people, and initiatives of interest to the oncology community.

May 24, 2021
Dr. Julia A. Beaver addresses audience questions submitted during the ASCO and Friends of Cancer Research virtual event held on April 9, 2021. 
May 05, 2021
As the world’s largest multidisciplinary oncology forum, there is no better opportunity to discuss state-of-the-art treatment modalities, new therapies, and ongoing controversies in cancer care than at the ASCO Annual Meeting. 
May 03, 2021
A new, actionable framework published in JCO Oncology Practice is poised to serve as a toolkit to bolster health care as well as navigator and community stakeholder efforts in medically underserved communities across the United States.
May 03, 2021
With so many presentations and sessions at their fingertips, first-time attendees may be especially overwhelmed with where to start and how to build their schedule. Dr. Jamie H. Von Roenn has advice.
May 03, 2021
As Dr. Nancy U. Lin works to prevent breast cancer and uncover more treatment options, the two-time recipient of grants from Conquer Cancer is motivated by the patients who have contributed to her discoveries and the colleagues with whom she collaborates.
May 03, 2021
Outgoing editor-in-chief Dr. Stephen A. Cannistra will end his term in June 2021 confident in JCO’s future, he said, knowing the journal will be in the highly capable hands of incoming editor-in-chief Dr. Jonathan W. Friedberg.
Apr 22, 2021
Researchers, patient advocates, and global oncology leaders who have worked to reshape cancer care around the world are among the recipients of ASCO Special Awards—the Society’s highest honors—and the Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Awards from Conquer Cancer.
Mar 12, 2021
“Data on cancer prevalence and outcomes for transgender people are urgently needed to understand and intervene in disparities,” said lead author Dr. Ash B. Alpert
Mar 08, 2021
First YIA recipient Dr. Judith Kaur looks to the future with Conquer Cancer Board chair Dr. Howard A. “Skip” Burris III.
Mar 08, 2021
From children to seniors, Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, funds researchers around the world, helping patients with cancer at every age.

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